Buddy Holly

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    October 13, 2014

    The Remedy Is Taking Shape on Greenville, with Two Star Chefs and Serious Soda

    Back in March, we learned that The Grape's Danyele McPherson had been tapped to open a new restaurant on Greenville Avenue. We knew the new spot, dubbed The Remedy, was coming from the same folks that brought HG Sply Co. to Lower Greenville, and we knew it would be modeled after an old-school soda f ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014

    10 Reasons 1994 Was Pop Music's Greatest Year

    By Art Tavana Was 1994 the best year for pop music in history? Quite possibly. Sure, some of it was terrible, but overall it was amazing: Nordic black metal, Britpop, pop punk, trip hop, and the best R&B of the '90s (Boyz II Men were peaking). Hip-hop's Golden Age was winding down, but a new, ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014
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    November 21, 2013

    Denton's New LSA Burger Company Has Big Buns to Fill, and It's Off to a Good Start

    Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison and Stevie Ray Vaughan walk into a bar owned by Jesus and they all eat a cheeseburger and drink a Velvet Hammer and laugh about stuff. There isn't really a punchline here because this actually happened in Denton last night. Well, sort of. The LSA Burger Company (113 West ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Mikal Cronin at Club Dada, 6/26/13: Review

    Have you ever been to a gig in Deep Ellum on a weeknight that started in the daylight? It's a very disconcerting experience. The sunlight spilling in through the high windows illuminates even the furthest dusty corner of this venerable venue, simultaneously casting attractive evening shadows and lig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    The Washington Post Suggests that America Boot Texas From the Union

    Obama's reelection last year prompted a lot of talk over whether Texas should once again secede from the Union. Except for a few die-hard secessionists, though, few considered it a serious proposal, more like an opportunity to make Texas jokes. So the debate just kind of fizzled out. But the Washin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    The Top Ten DFW Punk Albums

    See also: The top 10 North Texas blues albums See also: The top 100 Texas songs The Telefones, Vibration Change Released in 1980, this album is more punk in spirit than execution. Songs like "Rocket Rocket" and "The Ballad of Jerry Godzilla" fuse punk rock's oomph with a new wave sensibility. Th ... More >>

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    July 31, 2012

    Best Texas Songs of All Time: #19-1

    Songs #100-80 Songs #79-60 Songs #59-40 Songs #39-20 The Spotify playlist for songs #19-1 19. Billy Preston, "Nothing From Nothing" Houston pianist Billy Preston got to hang around some decent talent (The Beatles, The Stones), but his solo material went in another direction altogether. This is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    From the Stoney Burns Archives, A Look at the Birth of Buddy Magazine

    Courtesy George GimarcBuddy Holly as sketched by Stoney Burns​George Gimarc called the other day, said he'd just been rustling through stacks of paperwork left behind by Brent Stein -- better known as Stoney Burns, father of Dallas's underground press. Stein died in April, and in recent days those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2011

    ACL Capsule Reviews: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., The Walkmen, Broken Social Scene, and Elbow

    Elbow brought the Manchester rain on Sunday.​And just like that, the heat returned. The hot sun beat down on the wet grass, creating an inescapable humidity in Zilker Park on Sunday. As such, the people came prepared to sweat it out. The same guys hawking ponchos yesterday now had packets of ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011

    Top 100 Reasons Texas Is Twice as Awesome as Any Other State

    Merritt MartinOh, you can damn well bet this is on the list.​By now most of you dear readers are well aware of the Gawker-produced list of the 50 Worst States In America. Gawker placed their home base at 50, and the Lone Star State at 13. Sure sure, our placement could be worse, but instead of ... More >>

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    July 4, 2011

    For Your July 4 Listening Pleasure: Springsteen Turns Dallas Into a Promised Land in July '78

    Via.​Shortly after we recalled Bruce Springsteen's rock-and-roll down an Oak Cliff bowling alley -- almost moments after -- news broke that Clarence Clemons had died from complications caused by a stroke suffered a few days earlier. At which point I cued up the '84 Reunion stop and remembered-when ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Over The Weekend: Toro y Moi, Cloud Nothings and Ishi at Club Dada

    Toro y Moi, Cloud Nothings, IshiClub DadaMarch 19, 2011Better than: rushing halfway across downtown Austin to cram into an at-capacity venue, club or the ever-popular Fader Fort for a rushed 25-minute South-by-Southwest-style set. Toro y Moi​With more than 300 presale tickets sold before Saturd ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    Over The Weekend: The Flatlanders at Sons of Hermann Hall

    Better than: Seeing the Flatlanders at the Wyly or the Granada, where they've played their last two shows. The ballroom at the Sons of Hermann Hall is their natural element, as dusty and real as the colorful West Texas characters that populate the band's best songs.Will Van Overbeek​The silver-hai ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    Over The Weekend: The Hood Internet at The Loft

    The Hood Internet, Yeahdef, Red SeanThe LoftJune 25, 2010 Better Than: sitting on the wall like you were Poindexter. Mattie StaffordSee the rest of the night's pics in our slideshow.​Going to see Chicago's Hood Internet, I figured the crowd would be predominately college-age and looking for a par ... More >>

  • Music

    January 28, 2010
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    August 20, 2009

    Last Night: Paul McCartney at Cowboys Stadium

    Paul McCartneyCowboys StadiumAugust 19, 2009Better than: a competitive round of Rock Band: Beatles, to say the least.Patrick Michels​Download: For more pictures from last night's show, check Patrick Michels' slideshow from the night.For the first hour or so of Paul McCartney's set at Cowboys Stadi ... More >>

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    October 22, 2008

    Last Night: Weezer At Nokia Theatre

    Weezer, Angels & Airwaves Nokia Theatre October 21, 2008 Better than: Trying to pretend I'm not a nerd and attending the Girl Talk show, I guess. Sure, it was a little goofy. But, when Weezer came out on stage last night to launch into its hour-and-a-half-long set at Nokia Theatre and all the gu ... More >>

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    April 6, 2008

    Last Night: Collin Herring at The Cavern

    Collin Herring, Austin Collins April 5, 2008 The Cavern Better than: pretending to be alt-country by drinking Lone Star while listening to The Drams or Old 97’s. Fort Worth’s Collin Herring and Austin’s Austin Collins put on an Americana song writing clinic Saturday night at The Cavern in fr ... More >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2007


    Still more sad stuff, plus the good news that the Longhorn will host a show

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Hard Rock Life

    How I learned to love an old new genre

  • News

    June 23, 2005

    Sacramental Beer

    Plus: Backhanded Apology

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Odds & Ends

    Club TV USA hits town, Crossroads Fest coming out on DVD andlessons from Mail Bag

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2003

    Creep Thrills

    The attraction of Thrillvania is horrifying

  • Culture

    July 31, 2003

    You, Spy

    Why can't Americans make TV shows as good as Brit import MI-5?

  • Music

    November 28, 2002

    OK Karaoke

    XPO Gold! gives its vocalists a chance to shine

  • Music

    May 24, 2001


    Weezer (Geffen)

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    High Times

    Once dismissed as novelty, G. Love & Special Sauce find a serious niche with Electric Mile

  • Music

    October 21, 1999
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    September 23, 1999
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    July 29, 1999
  • Calendar

    June 3, 1999

    Night & Day

    June 3 - 9, 1999

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    Manifest destiny

    The Dictators are not back. They never left.

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    May 13, 1999

    Manifest destiny

    The Dictators are not back. They never left.

  • Music

    February 4, 1999

    Cosmic love song

    A "new" Roky Erickson record might be as close as anyone will ever get to him

  • Music

    August 20, 1998
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    November 13, 1997

    Next step

    Colin Boyd's no doormat

  • Music

    June 5, 1997

    Going against typecasting

    Don't call Carolyn Wonderland and the Imperial Monkeys a blues band

  • Music

    January 16, 1997

    Give peace a chance

    The sound of the urban night comes from a most unlikely place

  • Music

    December 12, 1996
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    November 28, 1996

    And a search for the truth

    On the West Coast, Jeff Liles shoots and scores

  • Music

    July 11, 1996

    Ja, das is country punk

    The old world discovers the Old 97's

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    May 23, 1996
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    December 28, 1995

    Who gives a Hootie?

    Farewell to 1995, a year in music we'd rather forget

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    December 21, 1995
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    September 21, 1995
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    August 24, 1995

    Dust and wind

    Joe Ely sends a sad, beautiful Letter to Laredo

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    May 18, 1995
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    February 2, 1995

    Roky's road

    The father of psychedelia is not insane, just a little crazy

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